Iranian president Ahmadinejad denounces superstitious West over Paul the Octopus
By ALLAN HALL
Last updated at 8:10 PM on 27th July 2010
. . The excitable Iranian dictator has temporarily shifted away from favourite targets Israel and America to condemn the eight-legged World Cup tipping sensation as a symbol of decadence and decay among his enemies.
. . he has earned the wrath of Iranian president for spreading ‘western propaganda and superstition’.
‘Those who believe in this type of thing cannot be the leaders of the global nations that aspire, like Iran, to human perfection, basing themselves in the love of all sacred values,’ Ahmadinejad said.